Region Supply Chain Procurement Manager - Logistics

West London Permanent £45,000 - £55,000
  • Excellent exposure and development opportunities
  • Work in a large, market-competitive FMCG business

About Our Client

The client is a leading global FMCG corporation that produces food and beverages for retailers across the world.

Job Description

  • Ensuring all activity within the category is compliant
  • Analysing risk of procurement activities and that all processes carried out are transparent
  • Propose strategy plan and budget for category
  • Develop and deliver sourcing and contracting strategies within the category
  • Accountable for all stages of the procurement process (whether handled individually or by direct report) including supplier and contract negotiations
  • Leading on and then implementing contractual arrangements in lieu of developing supplier relationships
  • Conduct/manage spend analysis, market scoping, tendering, contracting, negotiation, supplier relationships in line with company policy
  • Enforce guidelines of company procurement policy across team
  • Communicating with senior stakeholders to influence and define development of sourcing strategy and its corresponding implementation
  • Responsible for all external supplier spend within the category in order to drive savings and timely, quality delivery of sourcing projects
  • Carry out all procurement with a view to furthering corporate profit and growth
  • Define continuous improvement plans

The Successful Applicant

  • Strong analytical skills and highly numerate
  • Strong communication skills
  • Adept at negotiation with senior management and internal and external stakeholders
  • Knowledge and experience of running RFXs
  • Experience managing risk reduction programs
  • History of successfully delivering savings in the category of logistics services
  • Ideally 3-5 years (or more) experience within logistics procurement

What's on Offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Progression and development opportunities
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